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How An All-Woman Brazilian Sound System Is Keeping Vinyl Culture Alive

"All in the name of music, which is what matters the most."

Opinion

Rio Olympics: The Value Of Black And Brown Bodies In Sports And Entertainment

Despite our racial divides and a political climate riddled with anti-blackness, the giants on the Olympic stage representing #TeamUSA are black and brown.

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Out-Of-Towners Go “Slumming” During Rio Olympic Games

International tourists see how the other half live.

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Stunning Journey Traces Links Between New Orleans And Rio

"Deep inside Rio's favelas, where poverty, violence and gang warfare are often endemic, one still finds the streets bursting at the seams with music, laughter,…

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Photo Essay: Brazilian Graffiti Artist Attempts World Record With Olympics Mural

"… I wanted to show that everyone is united, we are all connected."

News

An Uber Driver’s Dream Of Seeing His Son Compete In The Olympics Becomes A Reality

Traveling to Rio de Janeiro wasn't a reality for Ellis Hill a week ago, but now he's traveling to the Marvelous City to see his…

Sports

Olympic Athletes Are Competing Big And Living In Squander Conditions In Rio

This isn't any way to house some of the world's most elite athletes.

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Has The 2016 Olympics Already Failed Brazil?

"We’re only seeing motives driven by money, when we need investment in security, education, and healthcare."

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Brazil Builds Media Condo Over African Burial Grounds For Olympics

Developers are destroying archaeological sites of formerly enslaved Africans to make room for journalists.

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Haitians Flee To Brazil To Escape Turbulence On Their Island

In 2015, the Brazilian government granted residency to almost 44, 000 Haitians.

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Colorful Census Inspires Artist To Examine Brazilian Identities

Brazil is known as one of the most diverse nations in the world…

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Free Ballet Classes Held At A Rio Slum Teach Young Girls To Dream Big

One teacher helps transform the worldview of young girls from the slums of Rio through dance.

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Every 23 Minutes An Afro-Brazilian Is Killed, States New Report

As Rio prepares for the Olympics, the country's long-standing issue of anti-Blackness comes to the forefront.

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Brazil Shines Light On Syria Refugee Crisis At Olympic Torch Relay

"The Olympic Games are an international event which represent unity, solidarity, respect and peace between peoples."

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Akon’s Solar Power Initiative To Light Up Latin America

Akon is bringing electricity to poor communities throughout Latin America.
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